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The politics of truth and other untimely essays : the crisis of civic consciousness

Author: Ellis Sandoz
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Politics of Truth and Other Untimely Essays explores the historical and theoretical underpinnings of personal liberty and free government and provides a trenchant analysis of the crisis of civic consciousness endangering both of them today. The book addresses a range of issues in contemporary political philosophy and constitutional theory. These are seen to be all the more urgent in importance because of the  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sandoz, Ellis, 1931-
Politics of truth and other untimely essays.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©1999
(OCoLC)607206280
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellis Sandoz
ISBN: 0826212131 9780826212139
OCLC Number: 39913885
Description: xv, 235 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The Politics of Poetry --
Liberty and Rule of Law in Czechoslovakia and East-Central Europe --
The Politics of Truth --
Philosophical and Religious Dimensions of the American Founding --
Religious Liberty and Religion in the American Founding --
Sir John Fortescue as Political Philosopher --
American Religion and Higher Law --
The Crisis of Civic Consciousness: Nihilism and Resistance --
Eric Voegelin a Conservative? --
Voegelin's Philosophy of History and Human Affairs.
Responsibility: Ellis Sandoz.

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